Self Reliant Project (Charka Handicraft)

UP to March 2017

Donor: Own Fund

Duration:  1990- On going

Contact person: Marina Akther, Deputy Director

Phone: 01711 469052,    E-mail:


Generate Income for General Management of JCF and create job opportunity for poor and marginal peoples.

  • Promote the traditional embroidery of Bangladesh and help customers appreciate the value of hand embroidery
  • Develop the market for traditional embroidery work.
  • Increase the wages of the producers. Sell embroidery handicrafts locally and overseas.

Major Component/Activities

  • Constantly training more women and increasing the size of their product range and wages.
  • Produce the wearing cloth, house hold item with Nakshi stitch and sell it by locally and overseas.

Operational Area

District: 03 (Jessore,  Jhenaidah & Narail)

Upazila: 06 (Jessore Sadar, Jhikorgachha, Manirampur, Chawgacha, Kaligonj & Narail Sadar)

Union: 16, Village: 38

Other Information

No. of Employees: 26 (male: 05, female: 21)

No. of Beneficiaries: 657 (female)

No. of Indirect Beneficiaries: 2,759

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